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ART 2231 Art History: Renaissance through Contemporary Periods

Art history from the early Italian Renaissance through the contemporary period.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Art
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: ART 2230  Non ART majors and transient students may complete the Art History survey courses (ART 2230 and ART 2231) out of sequence. 


  • Analyze art in terms of its formal, cultural, historical, iconographic contexts using correct art historical terminology.
  • Apply critical thinking by comparing, contrasting and interpreting works of art in terms of style, period, influences and iconography.
  • Recognize the chronology and major styles of western art and artists from the Renaissance through contemporary periods.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3